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Tag: Online Poker

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts Announce Strategic Alliance

PokerStars and Wynn Resorts have announced a strategic alliance that would see the two work together to secure the passage of Internet gambling legislation, and more.

Bulldog777 Facebook & Twitter Freerolls Start This Week

Facebook and Twitter Fans, check out this exclusive $11,000 freeroll series just for you from PokerNews and Bulldog777.

The Portuguese Poker Prodigy: José "Girah" Macedo

José "Girah" Macedo, recently revealed himself as the TwoPlusTwo forum-famous "Portuguese Poker Prodigy." Macedo rose to fame after amassing a small fortune online and receiving coaching from Daniel "jungleman12" Cates.

PokerNews Podcast: Zynga Poker, Cougars and Bieber feat. Andy Bloch

The PokerNews Team is back in the latest podcast to discuss Zynga's PokerCon, cougars playing poker, and XWINK. They are also joined by Team Full Tilt's Andy Bloch.

South Point Hotel Owner Michael Gaughan Publicly Supports Legalizing Online Poker (UPDATED)

Michael Gaughan, owner of the South Point Hotel and Casino is the first Las Vegas casino owner to publicly endorse Internet poker legislation.

The Nightly Turbo: Lee Jones Rejoins PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XX, and More

Lee Jones has been rehired at PokerStars. Will he be back at his old post as poker room manager or taking on a new role? We'll tell you all about it, bring you the highlights from the FTOPS XX schedule and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Closing in on $4,000,000 Profit for 2011

A look at the online high-stakes cash games that ran over the weekend with Gus Hansen winning big again.

The Nightly Turbo: Zynga PokerCon, PokerStars' 60 Billionth Hand, and More

Zynga held its first PokerCon over the weekend in Las Vegas and we've got the results from the $100,000 guaranteed tournament that was hosted at the convention. Also, PokerStars is coming up on a big milestone soon, so read on to find out more.

PokerStars SuperStar Showdown: Blom Dismantles Negreanu for $150,000 in 1,439 Hands

Daniel Negreanu's SuperStar Showdown match against Viktor Blom saw “Kid Poker” dismantled by "Isildur1" in just 1,439 hands. It took about four hours for Blom to win Negreanu's $150,000 bankroll and improve his SuperStar Showdown record to 4-1.

The Sunday Briefing: "KOMIJENDO" Takes Down MiniFTOPS XIX Main Event for Nearly $400,000

Another huge Sunday is in the books with "KOMIJENDO" scoring the biggest payday after winning the MiniFTOPS Main Event. Check out the Sunday Briefing for the results from Sunday's biggest tournaments.

The Sunday Grind: Joseph Cheong

We sat down with Joseph Cheong recently to discuss poker, and how his life has changed since making the November Nine at the 2010 World Series of Poker.

The Weekly Turbo: World Poker Tour Plans $100,000 Event, Bill to Legalize Online Poker, and More

The Weekly Turbo is bringing you the week's top poker news stories including the plans from the WPT regarding a $100,000 buy-in event, a bill that could legalize online poker, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Bipartisan Online Gambling Bill Introduced, Daniel Negreanu Discusses Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, and More

Another bill has been introduced at the federal level, that aims to legalize online poker. We'll tell you all about that, what Daniel Negreanu thinks about Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Gets Back on Track, XWINK Action, and More

The midweek saw some high-stakes action take place on Full Tilt Poker. It was there that Gus Hansen got back on track after a horrendous Monday by building some momentum on the pot-limit Omaha tables.

Don't Forget Tonight's Everest Poker ONE Qualifier - Password Inside

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The Nightly Turbo: Zynga PokerCon Headed to Vegas, World Poker Tour Planning $100,000 Event, and More

Zynga's PokerCon is headed to Las Vegas this weekend and is attracting some of your favorite poker players. We'll tell you who's making an appearance there, along with some news about another big buy-in tournament that's in the works.

The Isildur1 Effect: Has PokerStars' Signing of Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Changed the High-Stakes Landscape?

PokerStars’ signing of Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has increased the action at the site's high-stakes tables. The question is, can this be attributed to Blom’s arrival on the PokerStars’ scene? Has there been a sort of "Isildur1 Effect?"

The Midweek Briefing: "asforr" Wins Full Tilt $1K Monday Million for $253,350

The results to the week's biggest online poker tournaments thus far including the Full Tilt Poker $1K Monday Million.

Don't Forget Tonight's Everest Poker ONE Qualifier - Password Inside

The exclusive password for tonights Everest Poker ONE qualifier is inside, dont miss out.

The Nightly Turbo: The Micros Tease Us, Drama From The Bounty Shootout at the Bike, and More

A new episode of The Micros is coming in two weeks, but we've got a teaser for you. Also in tonight's Nightly Turbo, we've got some drama from the Bounty Shootout at The Bike, and more.